Professor John Gough Chair in the Practice of International Trade, Melbourne Business School
Former Senior Counselor, World Trade Organization (WTO)
Mr. Sampson was appointed Director at the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in Geneva, and then in 1995, at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). In 2001 he was appointed Senior Counsellor in the Office of the Director General at the WTO. During his time at the WTO he taught in the Advanced Management Program of INSEAD as well as Executive Development Programs and the MBA. He teaches on a regular basis in TRIUM, the combined Executive MBA of Stern School of Business in New York, London School of Economics, and HEC School of Management in Paris.
He has taught in the MBA and EMBA programs at MBS since 1999. He also currently holds the Chair in International Economic Governance at the Institute of Advanced Studies at the United Nations University in Tokyo. He has written extensively on all areas of international economics and published widely in both academic and more popular press.